Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development
Information architecture (IA) is one of those buzzwords you’ve probably heard before. It refers to the organization of the information on your website and how it all fits together. When
I can’t imagine any other industry in which so much change happens so quickly. If you stop paying attention for a week, it can feel like you’ve not been listening for a year. There’s
Icons are a lot like real monuments — they can both be easily recognized. Today's icon set consists of a set of vector icons that represent monuments across the globe, so they can be lit
The web is growing up. We are building applications that work entirely in the browser. They are responsive; they have tons of features and work under many devices. We enjoy providing high-
The 6 Plus is the first iPhone that sports a “Retina HD” display — the sharpest display Apple has ever made. It forces designers to provide an additional set of image resources t
456 Berea St. | Web Standards
Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w
In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is
Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi
When trying to force an element to always extend to the height of its parent I ran into some peculiar browser behaviour that I thought was worth mentioning. Here’s the situation: The parent eleme
Allowing images to scale along with their container is an important part of responsive web design (and was so even before the term “responsive web design” existed). It’s really quite easy – al
W3C | Web Standards
The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Working Group has published seven Group Notes today, on specifications that at this time, the group does not envisage further work on. CSS TV Profile 1.0. This specifi
The Data on the Web Best Practices Working Group has published a Working Draft of Data on the Web Best Practices Use Cases & Requirements. This document lists use cases, compiled by the Data on th
The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Working Group has published a Working Draft of CSS Regions Module Level 1. The CSS Regions module allows content from one or more elements to flow through one or more
Today the XQuery Working Group published a Last Call Working Draft of XQuery 3.1 and XQueryX 3.1. Additional supporting documents were published jointly with the XSLT Working Group: a Last Call Workin
The Web Applications Working Group has published two documents today: A First Public Working Draft of Selection API. This document is a preliminary draft of a specification for the Selection API and s
CMS Wire | Content Management
Anyone that Hortonworks gets into bed with, Cloudera snuggles up to next. This, of course, is not a proven theorem. But it sure seems to be the case lately. Earlier this month Hadoop enterprise data
Though the new mobile-first, cloud-first Microsoft is more open and plays nice with everyone, it also wants to knock the socks, shirt and hat off of the competition. And, if CEO Satya Nadella is righ
Teradata announced enhancements to its marketing cloud today that are designed to enhance both digital and more traditional marketing. Michael Lummus, director of digital marketing solutions of Miami
As more and more companies look to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) as a way to increase agility and control costs, many technology vendors are evolving their solution sets to include a SaaS offering. Whe
SharePoint Administrators will naturally focus on the infrastructure side of a migration to SharePoint 2013, but migration is also the perfect time to reevaluate your information architecture (IA) and
Search Engine Watch | SEO
At SES Denver, Merry Morud and Cindy Krum explained that as Hummingbird places more importance on social signals for ranking, Google Plus could be the key to boosting SEO rankings.
Google has updated its search engine algorithms in an attempt to restrict piracy websites appearing high in its search rankings.
The company's earnings slip 5 percent as Google ups its spending.
In the coming years, SEO will more than likely change as search keeps evolving to better meet technological advancements and user behavior.
Just about every backlink reporting service has developed a metric to compete with PageRank. Here are four resources that may be good alternatives.